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Surface Charge Heterogeneity in Amphibole Cleavage Fragments and Asbestos Fibers.
Schiller-JE; Payne-SL; Khalafalla-SE
Pres At ACS Nat'l Meeting Wash D C 9/9-14/79 Pub in Science 209:1530-32
Aspect ratio and electrophoretic mobility data for amphibole particles reveal that short fibers and blocky cleavage fragments have a smaller net change than highly elongated particles. Asbestos fibers and cleavage fragments of the same dimensions exhibit the same net negative surface charge but positively charged ends and negatively charged lateral surfaces.
Pres. At ACS Nat'l Meeting, Washington, DC., 9/9-14/79; Pub. in Science, V. 209, 9/80, Pp 1530-32
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